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Lippia alba (Mill.) N.E. Br. ex Britton & Wilson
Bushy matgrass

Lippia alba
Copyright by: George D. Gann
in habitat, Dominican Republic, 2011

Family: Verbenaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States (Texas), the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Other data on Lippia alba available from :


Lippia alba has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized

Lippia alba has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Lippia alba
Copyright by: George D. Gann
in habitat, Dominican Republic, 2011